Cousin Tracker – Part Two – The Main Screen

In the last tutorial, I demonstrated how you can create a “Possibility Tree” for the Cousin Tracker. In this tutorial, I want to show the features of the Cousin Tracker main screen that help you track you cousin related research. As before, I access the Cousin Tracker from the menu icon. Since I created a cousin log last… Read More »

Challenge Yourself with the Evidentia Lineage Challenge

Did You Know That Evidentia v.3 is for Gamers? That’s right! A brand-new feature of version 3 that was quietly rolled out – and you probably haven’t even noticed yet – is the Lineage Challenge. This feature adds a bit of gaming to your Evidentia experience and rewards you for successfully proving each parent-child relationship. Ready to play? 🙂… Read More »

Evidentia 3 is finally here!

Almost 4 years to the day that the first version of Evidentia was released, I am proud to announce the release of version 3. It took almost 18 months to develop version 3. That’s the same development time as version 1 and version 2 combined (9 months each). That is a testament to how much the genealogy community… Read More »

Organize

The Collector When I first got started in genealogy, I was a collector. Like every other beginner, I started out by collecting names, but after I found my first census record, I got hooked on collecting information. So much information. The problem was that I had trouble keeping track of all the information I was collecting. Birth data… Read More »

Analyze

The Conflict A few years ago, I found two conflicting records. After careful review, I attached the one that I knew was correct to my conclusion, and I let the other one go. Trouble came a year later when I found that second record in another collection, and I couldn’t remember if I had already reviewed it or not. Once… Read More »

Share

Help Wanted I wanted to hire a professional genealogist. I had hit a brick wall and hadn’t been able to put a chink in it for 3 years. Professionals can be expensive, though, and I didn’t want them to just repeat the work I had already done. Fortunately, I had put all of my research into Evidentia. I… Read More »

New! Evidentia 3

Why create Evidentia 3? Five years have gone by since the first version of Evidentia came out. During this time, I have attended many conferences and webinars, and I have listened to Evidentia users to understand how you are using the software. Here’s what I have discovered: The first two versions of Evidentia weren’t great at handling relationships.… Read More »